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The declaration of a 'caliphate' by Islamist militants in Iraq lacks legitimacy and their death threats to Christians are a danger to civilization, the head of Turkey’s religious authority has said
1,000 Muslims are being killed each day, Prof. Mehmet Görmez said, adding that 90 percent of killers are also Muslims
A recent attack against a church in Istanbul has raised the fears of the Christian community in Turkey, a leading member of the country’s Syriac community said in a statement
The head of Turkey’s top religious body said Ankara should ‘stay out of sectarian conflict’ and preserve its position as a ‘mediator’ between groups
Turkey's 'Diyanet' has urged Sunnis and Shiites to contain the ‘unacceptable’ sectarian conflict spreading from Iraq and Syria
The Church of England overcame bitter divisions Monday to vote in favour of allowing female bishops for the first time in its nearly 500-year history.
Preachers' wallets won't go hungry during Ramadan, as they earn huge sums for special festival TV programs
The heads of Baptist churches from 120 countries gathered in the Aegean province of İzmir for a congress on “religious tourism” July 8.
Antalya imam Ahmet Muhsin Tüzer, front vocalist of the band 'FiRock' received a mere warning from Turkey's religious body following investigation and will be able to continue rocking
Pope Francis slammed the "complicity" of Catholic Church leaders in covering up sexual abuse on Monday, after his first meeting with victims of paedophile priests.
The deputy chairman of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) has urged Muslim societies to 'update themselves' and 'engage in self-criticism'
Felixia Yeap, Malaysia's first 'Playboy bunny', announced her conversion to her 835,000 followers on Facebook
Making religious excuses for human mistakes and responsibilities is wrong, Diyanet head Görmez said
Muslims in Turkey have welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, while the fasting will start in most Arab and African nations on Sunday
Pope Francis called for Christians, Jews and Muslims to work together for peace as he toured holy sites in Jerusalem on Monday, the final day of his Middle East pilgrimage.
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